"Le joli coeur" is a large and growing work by various artists under the collective name orchestra eclettica e sincretista, which builds a diverse collection of variations on a very simple theme, just a few piano chords. This release comprises volumes 1 to 3. The international collaboration of talents was organized by Marco Lucchi of Italy. Here is what Marco Lucchi has written about the project: "le joli coeur" is the first project compiled by o.e.s. (orchestra eclettica e... Topics: minimalism, ambient, experimental, collaborative, avant-garde
Mystified has expanded the original Bone Drones trilogy into new territory thanks to the acquisition of a new instrument. A recently invented trombone called the Jiggs pBone has revolutionized the world of "brass" instruments. Although it is constructed of plastic, it is capable of the rich tones and volume of its traditional metallic cousin. It is in its lighter weight and less brassy overtones that new possibilities occur, and thusly inspired, Thomas Park of Mystified has undertaken... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Mystified, ambient, dark ambient, drone, ambient drone, organic drone, acoustic drone, soundscape
Beyond Absence returns of Webbed Hand with an album of meditative acoustic works influenced by jazz and ambient music. 01 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite I 02 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite II 03 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite III 04 Lightwatcher's Insomnia Suite IV 05 Still Awake 06 Gentle Man 07 Altar Boy 08 Standing Before Infinity 09 Saci-Pererê 10 Soundproof Lullaby 11 Ela 12 Glad at Last Beyond Absence is: Gustavo Caldas and Mauro Longordo Recorded at the Blue Shed Studio, Acton, MA, 2008... ( 1 reviews )
Synth artist [mikra] returns to Webbed Hand with this live recording of a recent performance in Prague. About: [mikra] from Belarus recently performed live in Prague, dedicating his performance to the victims of a terrorist subway bombing in the city of Minsk on April 11, 2011. The performance was part of the "Gothic Park" festival, and took place at the Club "BIOS" on April 23. "It pains me to write these lines, and to realize that such things occur to our people in... Topics: ambient, soundscape, synthesizers, electronica, experimental, mikra, live
Somewhere in the spectrum between Musique Concrete and Phonography, is a vast gray area that is disowned and disputed by either side. This compilation treats this no-man's land as its playground. Field recordings they are, with some processing, but not just walls of rhythmic noise. Sounds of nature, sounds of the city, using the non-instrumental rhythms and melodies of the source recording as the focal points, coaxing the music and beauty out of unplanned, un-orchestrated events. This 2-CD... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Field Recordings, Noise, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Sound Art, Experimental, Soundscape,...
Mystified concludes his collection of drone-ambient works derived entirely from trombone sounds, a landmark trilogy expanding an already very diverse discography. "Bone Drones 3", the concluding part of the Bone Drone trilogy, is darker than the first part and less abrasive than the second. All 4 pieces were created from 3 notes played on a muted trombone, then processed and mixed. I tried to focus a little more on progressions and chord structures on this release. There's lots of... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, ambient drone, organic drone, acoustic drone, soundscape
Viennese artist Fabio Keiner's Webbed Hand debut is a collection of glacially shifting abstract dronescapes. About the album: Fabio Keiner is a visual and recording artist residing in Vienna, Austria. http://fabiokeiner.bandcamp.com Recorded and Produced by Fabio Keiner Cover art by Fabio Keiner ('dedicated to gabrielle') http://fabiokeiner.deviantart.com/ Tracklist: 01 Canto (01) [05:38] 02 Canto (02) [11:34] 03 Canto (03) [19:42] 04 Canto (04) [03:38] 05 Canto (05) [04:24] 06 Canto (06)... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ambient electronic, drone ambient, drone, soundscape, Fabio Keiner
Familiar to fans of Beyond Absence, Gustavo Caldas brings his first solo work to Webbed Hand, an album of ambient piano jazz. About the album: Gustavo Caldas, a professionally trained musician, creates music to reach the heart of the listener. His previous albums as a member of the duo Beyond Absence, are: Rarified Complacency Heritage Mood Report Gustavo Caldas: Composer, performer, Recording & production Cover art by Gustavo Caldas Tracklist: 01 I-Out Of Sight (short message from Thomas... Topics: ambient jazz, new age, ambient, piano music, Gustavo Caldas
Webbed Hand Records presents a selection of tracks by Webbed Hand artists regularly featured in streaming audio on Darkdrone Radio, a netstation which showcases the best of ambient, drone, and experimental recordings. From the first few months of Webbed Hand's existence as a netlabel, Darkdrone Radio has recognized its potential as a source of excellent sounds. Darkdrone has regularly featured works by Webbed Hand artists in its rotation, right in there alongside more prominent artists such as... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, IDM, Minimal-Dub, Meditative, Electroacoustic, Ambient, Drones, Dark Ambient, Drone...
Mirage Emigrants is the third collection by Saluki Regicide, and the sixth release overall. Saluki Regicide continues to surprise and delight listeners with strange visionary abstractions in sound. Dark, at times nostalgic, these compositions manage somehow to be simultaneously warm and alien. This album has been described as "simple and often melodic, yet freaky beyond comprehension, like nothing I've heard before" and as "an enigmatic and nostalgic opus that suggests somehow... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Ambient, Avantgarde, Experimental, Ambient/noise, Sound Art, Abstract, Dark Ambient, Soundscape,...
Djinnestan is the quieter spawn of Saluki Regicide. Selling the Wind is a collection of tranquil ambient constructions which have been derived from more "complicated" tracks among my other recording projects. It has something in common with the Rain compositions as well, in that they are mellow studies in repetition with variation, but these differ in their brevity. As a collection, they are a pleasure to listen to. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please... Topics: Easy Listening, Meditative, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Minimalism, Sound Art, Drones, Dark...
Webbed Hand Records presents another release of a multimedia project composed by Italian avante-garde sound artist Marco Lucchi. Here is Marco Lucchi's introduction: some perfect curtains is a sort of anthology of my latest work it shows my love for the audio scores (no only the music) of films they are kind of movies without images (well, sometimes with images...) and they are some very acousmatic works they are ending or opening titles of imaginary films too and they "promote" me as... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: experimental, performance art, poetry, electronica
One of the definitions of complacency is "to be completely satisfied right where you are." And satisfied you will be, settled back in a comfortable chair, as you take in these mellow compositions which seem to shimmer like snowflakes in the air. This work evokes a slower, more peaceful approach to life. "This is what we wanted to tell you for now. We are glad to have reached your ears; and perhaps a little of your hearts and minds, if for a second or two only." --Gustavo and... Topics: ambient, acoustic, guitar, new age, jazz, soundscape
The Light Will Fill the Darkness and Obliterate It is a poetic and richly textured work by Canadian sound artist K.M. Krebs. These tracks are blended together into a shifting exploration as evocative and powerful as the titles they bear. I find this to be excellent headphone music, and with eyes closed I am easily abducted into very strange realms. K.M. Krebs has become a well-known and respected artist in the netlabel scene. As K.M. Krebs he recorded the classic "Halberd of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Ambient/noise, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Abstract, Drones, musique concrete, Dark Meditative
The mayfairgrin project is here approaching another facet of what the artist explored with ghostheory's Shekinah (wh124). The concept of this album, as explained by the artist: "The record is mainly a very spiritual exercise. Like my journey from being spiritually comatose to resuscitation. ... That played a large part of this record and and the ghostheory record as well. I think they are cut from the same cloth... but one is suffering in lonely, cold darkness while seeking an intimidating... Topics: ambient, ethereal, shoegaze, sounscape
Masterful abstract paintings in sound, wrought through the collaborative brilliance of Raphael Flores and mystified (aka Thomas Park). A transatlantic masterpiece of shared samples and creative accord. Each sent a selection of recordings to the other for mixing, and the results are here for you to enjoy. Rafael Flores hails from Andújar, Spain. Under his own name, and also as "Commando Bruno" he has appeared on many solo albums as well as compilations since 1981. A veteran of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Electroacoustic, Microsound, Glitch, Ambient, Drones, Soundscape
"Tantra à l'usage des anges" A multimedia performance Recorded Live in Carpi at "la Fonoteca" december 1999 length 00:59:07 Webbed Hand welcomes the work of Marco Lucchi, a noted and very skilled musician who has distinguished himself in Italy for his work in the experimental, new age, and electronica genres. This album is the audio document of a multimedia performance which took place in 1999, based around the texts of French poet Jean Michel Maulpoix, who took part in... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: New Age, Poetry, Spirituality, mysticism, Performance Art, Live Electronic, French
What more need I say? Heath Yonaites and K.M. Krebs, both figures who loom large and formidable in the field of imaginative/speculative sound art, have collaborated on an album. Ideal for headphones, or if you are blessed with a really great speaker setup, an environment you could immerse yourself in and swim around. In this collaboration, each provided the other with the raw materials to mix into finish tracks. Credits: [text below written by Heath Yonaites] wherever my feet take me, cracks in... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Sound Art, Abstract, Dark Ambient, musique concrete
C.P. McDill - Anthology 1 (1993-2005) [wh073] Anthology 1 (1993-2005) Webbed Hand Records' first release of 2006 is an anthology of recordings by the label's founder, C.P. McDill. This selection represents the spectrum of his sound art projects from 1993 to 2005, excluding the long-form (CD-length) ambient recordings. C.P. McDill's began experimenting with recorded sound in the mid-1980s, but the tapes from that period have unfortunately (or fortunately) been lost. The earliest track,... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: McDill, Webbed Hand, Saluki Regicide, Djinnestan, Ambient, Experimental
Recorded and produced by: Audio Gourmet (H. Salsava) Cover Illustration by Will Kelly Audio Gourmet returns to Webbed Hand with a conceptual ambient album called Earth's Exit Door. These very subtle soundscapes reveal a lot of detail the closer you listen. 01 Inverted Nucleus (08:25) 02 Artificial Intelligence (08:56) 03 Hydrogen (12:54) 04 The Mist Before Sunrise (06:11) 05 The Day Of The Tremor (07:37) An explanation of the concept according to H. Salsava: EARTH'S EXIT DOOR "Check the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ambient, soundscape, conceptual, dark ambient
Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This particular album is a 74-minute ambient lullabye, rich in mysterious sounds and dimly familiar allusions. It is recommended that you play this at low volume, as background when you go to sleep. Shifting repetition of motifs, ensures that your brain will quickly be lulled by the strange... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Dream, Ambient, Soundscape, Dreamworking
Restless explorer of the soundscape Digital Mass brings Rain into the sacred realm with this new long-form drone work. "Tired of the agitation of modern life, the German mastermind of Digital Mass has gone for a retreat in a monastery lost somewhere in eastern Europa, during the rainy April of 2012. This was also the occasion to record the sound of rain and some sacred chants, which were later processed, edited and mixed to create a new "Rain" piece for Webbed Hand Records.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, minimal, Digital Mass
A project which began as a spinoff of Saluki Regicide, but which took on a personality of its own as a pattern began to emerge. This is a peculiar sound art of a very diverse nature, but unified by the presence of Shortwave signals. These bizarre tracks may bend your mind, if you are in a susceptible state. An eclectic CD alternating between abstract and rhythmic, this body of work is dedicated to those who get the warm-n-fuzzies from hunching over shortwave radios, grooving on static and... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, Found Sounds, Sound Art, Beyond Classification, uneasy listening, musique concrete
This debut album by Alceste features a complex and melancholic blend of dark ambient and melodic elements, illustrating the arc of a fateful relationship. Alceste :: For "The short hand is the story of loving someone, and fighting to keep them...at your own expense. The process that I held in my mind while composing the album was a year and a half battle with a woman I loved terribly...that was addicted to methadone. It took priority in her life, above herself, her job and me. I fought to... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ambient, dark ambient, melodic dark ambient
Here is a contribution to the acclaimed Rain series on Webbed Hand by the talented K.M. Krebs. A long-form ambient work of many subtle and shifting motifs, this relaxing electro-acoustic ambient journey will take you far on pleasant and varying wavelengths. K.M. Krebs has become a well-known and respected artist in the netlabel scene. As K.M. Krebs he recorded the classic "Halberd of Chemistry" (available at Fukk God Records), and as 833-45 he recorded "Solar Cycle 23" which... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Electroacoustic, Microsound, Minimalism, Sound Art, Soundscape, musique concrete, Sleepscape, Dark...
Halo is the second part of a trilogy by The Nikki Grace Experience, an album of melancholic post-rock and ambient compositions. About the album: "...Without a trace you've left me... the second part of my trilogy is now done. It's the deepest and saddest part of all, the most heavy and sorrowful songs I've written. So "Halo" is dedicated in loving memory of my father, who died on June 22, 1986. ...so follow the map of tranquility... cheers, MARKO." About the artist:... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, post-rock, experimental, electronic, classical
Beyond Absence debuts on Webbed Hand with this engaging and meditative set of instrumental improvisations. A delightful eyes-closed ambient journey, expressing a peaceful approach to music. These recordings are a personal journey of two friends, seeking to find the deeper impulses and feelings in music. From Gustavo: "Both my friend and I came from a very traditional musical background: bossa nova, jazz, classical,progressive rock, etc... After 10 years of exploration, intense listening... Topics: ambient, experimental, instrumental, soundscape, relaxing
Saluki Regicide returns with another selection of haunted head music to disturb your inner child. These are some very strange recordings. 20th Century sound artifacts are processed and manipulated into something wholly new, and at times unsettling. Unquiet architectures of auditory nostalgia, inhabiting some remote site between melody and microsound, hounded by history, ambushed by alchemy. Thank you for listening to this Webbed Hand Records release. Please visit the WHR homepage to explore our... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cinematic Ambients, Microsound, Sound Art, Dark Ambient, Dreamworking
Fire up your narghile (hookah, shisha) and settle back for some compelling arabic melodies and rhythms, performed by Kaazim Zareb, by profession a bellydance accompanist, who in this creative departure brings a jazzy improvisational flavor to mellow arabic art music. These tracks were produced and/or remixed by Thomas Park of Mystified and C.P. McDill of Webbed Hand Records. These tracks blend elements of traditional Middle Eastern musical idioms with contemporary electronica mixing style. 01... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Acoustic, Electronic, World Music, Middle Eastern, Desertronica
Materia Confusa returns to Webbed Hand with another pair of Musique Concrete compositions inspired, as the title implies, by the adventures that excited earlier generations of youth. "Tales of Adventure is comprised of two tracks, each its own unique tableau. Track one, Nautilus, finds its inspiration in the voyages of Captain Nemo and his vessel the Nautilus as told by Jules Verne. The second track, Deadeye, comes from the distinctive visions of the Wild West as seen through the lens of... Topics: ambient, musique concrete, sound collage
A collaborative effort, these fascinating drone-ambient works are made with trombone and processed guitar. "Ghostbone was recorded in late Winter of 2011 by French guitarist The Ghost Between The Strings and American trombonist Mystified. No synths were used. Only acoustic sources are in this release. Some sounds were processed before mixed, and a random function in the processing tool was heavily used, to add chance to the palette of tools on board. Mystified would like to add that these... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, ambient drone, organic drone, collaboration, mystified
International ensemble/collective o.e.s. brings a multitude of interpretations to a composition by the eccentric avant-garde composer, Moondog. "Moondogging" is the hommage that o.e.s. pays to the legendary figure of Moondog. o.e.s. worked on a song of his titled "Lovesong" that has a twin in an instrumental track titled "Fujiyama". The song sings a story that is similar to the one of Tristan and Iseult or of Romeo and Juliet. a very tragic love story. Some members... Topics: experimental, neoclassical, avant-garde, electronic, jazz
The Black Iris Militia debuts on Webbed Hand with a collection of richly varied and dark drone ambient works. About the album: "Some dark ambient compositions : flux of eerie frequencies and deep drones slowly disrupted by sparkling sonic events." More info : https://www.facebook.com/theblackirismilitia http://theblackirismilitia.bandcamp.com/ Tracklist: 1. Voices From The Faded Cities [04:22] 2. Motionless Matter [06:16] 3. Mind Labyrinth Feedback [06:42] 4. Sunday Stories [04:58] 5.... Topics: dark ambient, ambient, experimental, drone, drone ambient, The Black Iris Militia
From the artist: "For this concept album, the idea was to make new songwriting. All structures were influenced by rock and also by experimental techno and prepared improvisation (which i still don't really enjoy most of the time though). There's choruses, verses, bridges, introductions and endings. They don't appear in the order, all the times, but they are there. The vocals and the lyrics came after. All lyrics were inspired by the instrumental music. It's marvelous to treat human voice... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Psychedelic, Electroacoustic, Sound Art, Pop Experimental, Free Jazz, Weirdomusic
Complex, moody instrumentals explore an artist's inner dreamscape in this, the first of a pair of EPs. This is the first of two, the second being a()anda partur 2 [wh228]. About the album: "Like Poe's Dream within a Dream, I'm thinking and realize that piece of music. The only thing I knew was to climb a wall of water within, within a thunderstorm of hearts, all mountains looks tiny and have a sight of nothingness in a heart that's longing for a higher dream. A dream that's lost within... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, post-rock, experimental, electronic, classical
A serene organ-drone soundscape, for the "Rain" series, by ambient artist Scott Lawlor, host of Stillstream's Blind Flight program. About the album: "I've been wanting to do something for the rain series for some months now and I've felt for a while that the organ has been underrepresented so-to-speak in the drone/ambient genres. The only other organ set that I know of that's specifically ambient is Problem-Reaction-Solution, which I am quite fond of. Having this in mind, and... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Rain, Scott Lawlor
The Rain series has at last a contribution from spoonPhase. This recording takes you into the vast cavernous spaces of your mind, where the rhythms of nature are quietly performed by the elements and sightless creatures of the deep. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. Typically the recordings in this series are minimalistic soundscapes,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Ambient, IDM, Meditative, Laidback Electronica, Soundscape, Dreamworking
Mayfairgrin, a name familiar to longtime Webbed Hand fans, returns with this newest work of darkly experimental electronica. About the album: 'Amplify Then Fade' explores personal revelations and acts as a confessional: if the mind is an asylum, there are birds singing and radiant sun just outside the bars of our windows. the sound is a meditation on disorder and a longing for a joy that seems within reach, but always impossible to grasp... like smoke through fingers. credits released 01 May... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, downtempo, experimental, electronic, postrock, mayfairgrin
The plunderphonic wonder of Plunderman returns with five fresh tracks of swingin' electronica. "Return Of Plunderman" is the exciting sequel to "Adventures Of Plunderman". Tight loops plundered from vinyl were embellished with rhythms, sequences and other sounds to create an excellent aural experience. Hear the old and new meshed together, combined in synchronous ectasy! All mastered from 24-bit audio. Produced in 2011 by Thomas Park. Track List: 01 Plunderman 6 [04:10] 02... Topics: electronica, idm, plunderphonics, sound collage, techno, mystified
Somnaphon's debut on Webbed Hand is a deep and contemplative addition to our Rain series. Inspired by the meditative stillness that afternoon showers bring during the rainy season. Created for those quiet periods of solitude and rest while bathing in the sensory stimuli of the storm. sound & image created by August Traeger. Somnaphon = August Traeger somnaphon.blogspot.com www.youtube.com/somnaphon www.bicephalic.net Rain is a series of conceptual tracks produced for Webbed Hand Records.... Topics: rain, drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Somnaphon
The Nikki Grace Experience bids a graceful farewell to Webbed Hand with this short album of experimental compositions. About the album: "thanks to: C.P.McDill for unendless help, the dead puppet orchestra, rona pugach for all her help and transcendence! Thank you all for hearing-nikki grace- on webbedhandrecords, i'll follow a new way with this project, if you want you can reach and ask me for news under: https://www.facebook.com/marko.hupel all who loves my music a big thanxx, i'm happy... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, post-rock, experimental, electronic, classical
"we have walked behind skies and danced about architecture" is a 47-minute expansion of a track from the mayfairgrin album Azulene. A richly detailed work which takes the listener on a tour of myriad architectures of sound. A tour of many changes and wonders, it captivates the listener's rapt attention through its entire length. Tempos, textures and energies segue into something ever new before our delighted ears, and we soon find ourselves walking behind skies and dancing to... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, Noise, Post-Rock, Ambient, Shoegazer
This meditative long-form drone ambient piece is the second part of Sir-Boy's relaxing "Guided Sleep" series. About the album: "The principle behind sleepshaping music is that it should have the ability to aid the listener in moving from conscious to unconscious mind. Once the user makes his or her way to a peaceful state of relaxation, the music should take over as a mental guide. Guided Sleep Symphony no. 2 is a simple yet interesting drone designed to aid relaxation. The... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ambient, synthesizers, soundscape, Dreamscape, Meditative, Sir-Boy
Blue Harvest was a live set performed in 2013 by Grove of Whispers, with contributions from Scott Lawlor. About the album: "Blue Harvest was performed live on stillstream.com August 11 and 13, 2013. Done using midi controller, Linux and personal field recordings. Music fashioned using the buddhalizer --a virtual extension of the imagination. Some drones were provided by Scott Lawlor, the host of "The Blind Flight", an ambient music podcast heard on stillstream.com each Friday... Topics: ambient, dark ambient, drone, soundscape, field recordings, Grove of Whispers, John Tocher, Scott...
This work is dedicated to the memory of ambient artist Lucette Bourdin. "The track title 'Hardanger' comes from hardanger fiddle music I ran across. I was listening to a rip I had of Alien Air Music, and just at the end of the previous show they had an off-beat classical music spotlight where they played this hardanger fiddle track done with troll tuning. Quite haunting. I was so taken with the track I edited it out and made a stand alone track of it -- I have since bought the cd. I forget... Topics: ambient, soundscape, drone, ambient drone, long-form, John Tocher
This is a sequel to Wishcollapse's serene synthesizer ambient of Volume 1 [wh130], released here last Summer. Wishcollapse, a synthesizer ambient duo from Palermo Italy, presents a music both accessible and deep. This is a continuation of their sound explorations in Volume 1: Wishcollapse Vol 1. Wishcollapse music seems to be adapted equally for imaginary sceneries of cosmic spiritual depth and for enchanted medieval taste panoramas. It seems really to be a perfect “musical equilibrium” for... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: electronica, synthesizers, soundscape, ambient, new age
Submerged chimes, rolling thunder and rain sounds blend into an expansive synthesizer soundscape in this long-form work by Jack Hertz. About the album: "The music was inspired by the monsoon forests and savannas of Bali Barat Park in West Bali. Thinking about the sounds of storms and gamelan. Gave me some ideas to fit the long metallic drones of gongs and bells with thunder and rain. The album was composed with the FM8 synthesizer, Audacity recorder, and Creative Commons sounds from... Topics: drone, long-form, soundscape, ambient, meditative, Jack Hertz
Number III from SR, for Webbed Hand's "Rain" series of ambient concept albums. Psychedelic, synaesthetic, it puts your mind in a very strange place. Play this while you sleep. This is a single CD-length (approx 74 minutes) track. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. Rain albums are intended to be played at low volume,... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: New Age, Sound Art, Dark Ambient, Soundscape, Dreamworking
Sound artist Mika Björklund's latest project is a journey by evocation to the abandoned island city of Gunkanjima, which for a while during the 20th Century contained a heavily populated mining settlement. This desolate place still has its apartment towers, factories, schools and other building intact but crumbling. Through drones, musique concrete and other idioms of electronic music, Mika guides us through its resonant passageways. Previous releases by Mika Björklund on Webbed Hand Records... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Avantgarde, Electroacoustic, Dark Ambient, Soundscape, musique concrete